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Oct 31, 2019, 09:45 ET Report: Hospital Codes Paint Picture of Vaping Use in N.J.

A new analysis of New Jersey hospital discharge data shows the beginning of an uptick in hospitalizations where e-cigarette usage is documented...


Oct 24, 2019, 12:44 ET Tri-State Hospital Group Partners to Improve Healthcare Quality, Patient Safety

Three hospital associations in New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania today announced the creation of Q3 Health Innovation Partners (Q3HIP), a new joint...


Aug 28, 2019, 09:53 ET Study: N.J. Sees More Measles Cases and More Children Exempted from Vaccinations

August marks the annual observance of National Immunization Awareness Month, but as schoolchildren return to the classroom, a new analysis from the...


Jun 25, 2019, 14:37 ET Statement of Cathy Bennett President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association, on Nomination of Judy Persichilli as N.J. Health Commissioner

"Two words: Excellent choice. Judy Persichilli started her career as an RN at the bedside caring for patients. She remained true to that commitment...


Jun 04, 2019, 10:17 ET Report: Do N.J.'s Medicare Beneficiaries Benefit from the Comprehensive Joint Replacement Bundle Program?

For the first time, a new report analyzes Medicare's mandatory bundling program known as Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement, or CJR, from the...


May 29, 2019, 12:51 ET Statement of NJHA President and CEO Cathy Bennett on Maternal and Child Health Efforts May 29, 2019

"New Jersey has begun turning the corner on some of its maternal and child health challenges, including the state's historically high C-section rates....


May 16, 2019, 14:46 ET Report: New Jersey's Nonprofit Hospitals Contribute $2.8 Billion to Community Benefit Programs

New Jersey's nonprofit hospitals contributed $2.83 billion in community benefit support within their local communities in 2017, a commitment that...


Mar 22, 2019, 13:51 ET Statement of Cathy Bennett, NJHA President and CEO, on New Jersey's Proposed Health Insurance Safeguards

"Health insurance helps individuals access the care they need, at the right time and in the right healthcare setting. That is essential to ensure...


Mar 05, 2019, 17:04 ET Statement of Cathy Bennett, NJHA President and CEO on FY 2020 State Budget Proposal

"In a time when the state has numerous competing priorities, we appreciate that Gov. Murphy's budget proposal preserves charity care funding to...


Jan 03, 2019, 13:15 ET Report: Hospitals Add $23.6 Billion to N.J. Economy, Plus 150,000 Jobs

New Jersey's acute care hospitals deliver a $23.6 billion boost to the state economy, along with 150,000 jobs, according to the 2018 Economic Impact...


Nov 12, 2018, 14:44 ET NJHA Veteran Navigators Reach More Than 34,000 Individuals in Three Years

Three years ago, the Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey, an affiliate of the New Jersey Hospital Association, charged a group of...


Nov 08, 2018, 10:52 ET Statement of Cathy Bennett, NJHA President & CEO, on N.J. Hospitals' Top National Ranking in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

"Healthcare is complex, but at the end of the day nothing is more important than the safety and well-being of our patients. And I have to tell you,...


Oct 24, 2018, 13:50 ET Two N.J. Residents Awarded Health Career Scholarships

Denise Schwabe of Annandale and Keisha Cogdell, RN, BSN, of Marlton were recently awarded $2,500 scholarships from the Health Research and...


Oct 24, 2018, 11:35 ET Jonathan Chebra Takes on Federal Affairs Leadership for NJHA

The New Jersey Hospital Association announced recently Jonathan Chebra of Bordentown City as senior director of federal affairs. "Chebra will serve...


Oct 17, 2018, 11:39 ET CHART Study Shows New Hot Spots in Mental Health, Substance Misuse Crisis

An analysis of emergency department visits in New Jersey shows that the hardest hit areas in the state's mental health and substance misuse crisis...


Sep 04, 2018, 16:01 ET NJHA: New Data Center Will Explore Root Causes of Healthcare Challenges

The New Jersey Hospital Association today announced the start-up of a new data and informatics center, charged with tapping data to better understand ...


Aug 01, 2018, 13:30 ET Financing Agency, N.J. Hospitals Team Up to Invest in Local Housing

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency and the New Jersey Hospital Association have forged an innovative partnership to promote hospital...


Jun 27, 2018, 04:57 ET A-4207, the Medicaid Emergency Room Triage Bill: Key Considerations from N.J. Healthcare and Patient Advocates

Healthcare advocates are raising questions about the impact on patients of a bill pending before Gov. Murphy that would cut payments to hospitals and ...


Jun 04, 2018, 02:09 ET N.J. Hospitals Commit to Joint Initiative to Reduce C-Sections

New Jersey hospitals are joining with the N.J. Department of Health and New Jersey Hospital Association in a statewide initiative to reduce...


May 22, 2018, 10:03 ET NJHA Hosting "Trends in Nursing Workforce" Symposium

NJHA is hosting a symposium on "Trends in Nursing Workforce: Strategies for Optimal Care" Thursday, May 24, from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m., at the NJHA...


May 01, 2018, 01:15 ET As Focus Turns to Population Health, N.J. Hospitals Commit $2.9 Billion to Community Benefit Programs

As the nation's healthcare delivery system continues its focus on population health, New Jersey hospitals and health systems have upped their...


Mar 14, 2018, 11:57 ET NJHA Advocates for Opioid Crisis Solutions in D.C.

Members and staff of the New Jersey Hospital Association were in Washington, D.C., today to advocate for a multi-pronged solution to the opioid...


Jan 31, 2018, 11:17 ET NJHA's Mary Ditri Receives ACHENJ Business Partner Award

Mary A. Ditri, DHA, of Neptune, director of professional practice at the New Jersey Hospital Association, received the American College of Healthcare ...


Jan 19, 2018, 02:13 ET NJHA Installs Amy Mansue as Board Chair in 100th Anniversary Year

Amy B. Mansue, of Hightstown, president of the Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health, today was installed as chair of the Board of the New Jersey...


Jan 19, 2018, 02:08 ET NJHA Presents Annual 'Healthcare Leader' Awards

The New Jersey Hospital Association, the state's oldest and largest healthcare trade association, today held its annual awards program to honor...